rabies

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin rabiēs (rage, madness, fury), from rabiō (I am angry, I am mad, I rave).

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rabies (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) A disease caused by species of Lyssavirus that causes acute encephalitis in warm-blooded animals and people, characterised by abnormal behaviour such as excitement, aggressiveness, and dementia, followed by paralysis and death.

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External links[edit]

  • rabies in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • rabies at OneLook Dictionary Search

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rab- +‎ -iēs

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Noun[edit]

rabiēs f (genitive rabiēī); fifth declension

  1. rage
  2. madness

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  • The genitive singular appears as rabiēs in Lucretius. The nominative, accusative and ablative singular are the only attested forms in Classical Latin.

Fifth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative rabiēs rabiēs
genitive rabiēī rabiērum
dative rabiēī rabiēbus
accusative rabiem rabiēs
ablative rabiē rabiēbus
vocative rabiēs rabiēs

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Verb[edit]

rabies

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of rabiar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of rabiar.